Team of Arsha Yoga Dham
A great yoga school will have a team of experienced and knowledgeable teachers who are passionate about sharing their expertise and love for yoga.
Swami Atma Jnanananda Giri is a Homeopathic doctor from Kerala, residing in Rishikesh since 11 years.He learned yoga meditation from Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama ashram, Vedanta (knowledge of Indian Philosophy) from Dayananda ashram, and is currently leading students on the path of yoga and meditation.He offers insightful lectures on these topics as well as philosophy, and draws his inspiration of enlightenment practices from the Mandukya Upanishad.The students are guided to a state of relaxation through Yoga Nidra and are taught exercises to optimize the functioning of joints and glands and purification of the nadis, to help the prana flow throughout the body.
Swami Atma is also the director of One World School of Satsang in Rishikesh, India.
Swami was born in kerala, 20/9/1970 in kochi .From childhood had a wandering nature .Even while studying in school he had an intense desire to travel.When studying in Homeopathic medical College was driven with the intense desire to seek for a master.And to his surprise he met guru nitya chaitanya yati at varkala gurukulam.That was greatest shift which happened in life ( 1992).After meeting guru nitya chaitanya yati who had said " you will meet some one in Tripunithura".I met Swami muktananda yati in 1998.That was the beginning of my spiritual journey.I continued my medical practice for a couple of months and then left kerala in 2004.Lived in Banaras for two months.Then left for Rishikesh.He was boarding the train during the tsunami which hit Tamil Nadu.In December reached Rishikesh.studied yoga-vedanta course at shivananda ashram 2005.In 2005 took sanyasa diksha from swami Vidyananda giri.The initiation name is swami Atma Jnanananda giri.Came to swami Rama sadhaka grama and under the guidance of swami Veda Bharatiji studied yoga nidra and patanjali yoga sutra.It was (2006).Left SRSG in 2009 and started living independently in Ramjhula at swargashram.
In 2010 studied under swami Dayananda at Arsha Vidya gurukulam,Annaikatty.Later came back to Rishikesh started sharing sessions on meditation and philosophy.Now more interested share satsang.Traveling with the purpose of satsang.Where one can share about happy life.
Yogi Sukra Chaitanya was born in one of the villages of western Odisha,India. Having studied Educational psychology and Environmental sciences in Sambalpur University (Odisha) and Yoga Science and Indian Philosophy in Dev Sanskriti University Haridwar ( Uttarakhand), I have been exposed to many teachings and practices.Between the years of1993 and 2005 I embarked on Socio- Spiritual welfare services in Villages and urban areas, practicing and teaching moral education, meditation and spirituality, Environmental issues, Health and local culture concerns as well as Organic Farming. During this time, I have joined Sri Aurobindo Integral yoga and Education society and researched into Swami Vivekananda Ideology. My vision was tocompletely surrender myself to Humanity while learning under different spiritual masters of various traditions.
Around 2005 - 2006 I have joined RSS (Rastriya Svayang Sevak Sangha) to study the Bhagavad Gita under Swami Jivan Chaitanya Maharaj (Kuntra Ashram).Here I have also met Swami Laxmananand Saraswati (Vedanta Kesari) (Chakapaad ashram).
Later, between 2007 – 2013 I have joined Swami Rama Dhyan Gurukulam (Himalayan Tradition), receiving Initiation( Diksha) through my master Swami Veda Bharati (the Disciple of Swami Rama of Himalayas). Here I continued my Studies and Sadhana ( spiritual practices under guide of Swamiji and different spiritual master of Eastern and western traditions). This is where I studied & practiced advanced yogic techniques, where I was parted with knowledge of ancient Himalayan Tradition as well as Western philosophy and psychology.
During the period between 2014 – 2017, I have embarked on Practicing Traditional Kriya yoga under the guidance of Swami Sankaranand Giri, Swami Nityanandaji ( W. B),Yogada Satsang Society,India and Vipassana meditation with S.N.Goenka.Since 2010 I have been continuing my teachings with Western students in different Yoga school and institution across India, Vietnam, Russia.Eventually, in 2016 I founded the Sri Krishna Yoga Foundation, a Public charitable trust in Rishikesh, India.Our aim is to design charitable welfare projects for children and youths, as well as those in suffering.
I have been working with several Charitable & Welfare Organizations and Institutions for the last decade,while traveling across the Himalayas and other sacred grounds in India, Vietnam and Russia. My aim is to bring all the wealth of my knowledge and practice from across Eastern and Western traditions to help people have happier and more fulfilled lives.
Born and raised in the popular hill town of Shimla in north India, Deepa Negi Mira has always been highly motivated to pursue the path of yogic life. A resident of Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world, for the past 10 years, she has guided several yoga enthusiasts on the righteous path of yoga.She believes that spirituality cannot be described under various categories; instead, ‘spirituality’ should be perceived as anything that brings perfect harmony to your mind, body, and soul. And, hence, she aims at implementing the same principles in her training.
A highly-qualified E-RYT 200 and E-RYT 500 yoga guru, Deepa has worked with several esteemed yoga organizations in the country. She is also a certified Reiki healer.
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Her students include yoga seekers from all around the world who have come to her in search of that perfect balance which can only be obtained under the supervision and guidance of a revered mentor such as herself.In her pursuit of spreading the knowledge and wellness of yoga to every corner of the world, she has conducted several yoga teacher trainings, meditation workshops, retreats, as well as drop-in classes in several national and international locations including Rishikesh, Kerala, Goa, and Nepal.
Deepa is also an avid traveler and nature lover. When she isn’t teaching, she likes going on nature walks and capturing the essence and beauty of her surroundings in photos.An embodiment of peace and wisdom, her motherly instincts and intellectual self has made her extremely admirable to all her students. She specializes in Meditation, Yoga Nidra, pranayama, Mantra Chanting, Philosophy, Ayurveda and Yogic Cooking.
I am VSR Bhaskar ,born in an orthodox vedic family which is deeply rooted in yogic tradition for many generations.I am spiritually inclined from childhood.I am a traveller and truth seekers.
By the blessing of 11 enlightened masters, I have done reseacrh on 7 ancient paths of yoga to experience pure consciousness.My spiritual name is Guha vasi.I have teaching and sahring yoga for 15 years.Especially i am acting as a philosophy teacher and trained thousands of students as yoga teachers.Along with vedic studies at home i have completed my masters in business administration,MBA form Andhra university.After that i got an opportunity to stydy pg diploma in yogic education in an internationally reputed first scientific institution called kaivalyadham located in Pune, Lonavla.After that i pursed master in yoga from JVB university.This opened the doors to connect word wide public for sharing and teaching yogic wisdom.I stayed at Shivananda Ashram in Rishikesh and studied Advaitha Vedanta.I have pursed naturopathy in Nashik.For a period of 4 years i worked in indian Red Crosss society as yoga organizer in Red Cross yoga center.
He embarked on his yoga learning journey in 2016, and in 2017 Rajat received a one-year diploma in yoga and naturopathy. He is a resident of Uttarakhand, so in his childhood, he did all the karma yogic work in the village, which worked to provide him stability during yoga education. During the Yoga Yatra, Rajat got the opportunity to learn Yoga twice under the guidance of Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev and in the year 2019 he took the form of Yoga under the guidance of Shri Praveen Guruji and completed 200 hours of YTTC.
He has completed his graduation in Yoga from Uttrakhand open university. During this entire time, Rajat has taught Yoga to international students in Rishikesh, Kerala, Bangalore and Nepal at Rishikul Yogashala, and currently for the last he is sharing yoga teaching in Rishikesh. He is proficient in taking classes in traditional Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Adjustment Alignment, Pranayama and Naturopathy, he is currently pursuing higher education in Yoga and trying to learning more depth knowledge of yoga.
Satsang is getting together of the like minded people to feel that we are all connected, we all belong to the same existence.